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I have been a news junkie since I was a kid. As an adult, reading the news is how I start my day, almost without exception. In college, before there was the internet, I would usually read 3–4 newspapers a day. Then, with the advent of the internet, I began reading 10–15 different news sources each day. I always prided myself…




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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.

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